Camp in Crater

Camp in Crater

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Camping in the Kilimanjaro Crater

The Reutsch Crater and Ash Pit together with their associated fumaroles and sulfur deposits are rarely seen, being hidden by the rim of the Reutsch Crater. To visit this little known and fascinating area of Kilimanjaro either means sacrificing a summit attempt or spending a day, or more, extra in the summit area. The most convenient campsites are on the crater floor, beneath the main summit and the Reutsch Crater. This campsite could also be used to explore the more remote icefields and remnants of Kilimanjaro's once great ice cap.

Camping is not to be undertaken lightly, good acclimatisation is essential and even then you can suffer from the altitude, sufurous fumes, winds and biting cold. Sometimes walking is hampered by snow accumulations or ice pennetants.

Porterage and guide support costs are clearly higher, details are available on request.
 


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ash pit
Ash Pit
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Furtwangler Glacier

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ALW 22/01/16